One of the most charming and spectacular destinations in Europe, this Iberian city is the capital of Portugal. Dotted with magnificent pastel colored houses which creates a stunning look and beautiful embraced with hills and the sea, Lisbon is an ideal place for a trip. The climate is warm because of the Mediterranean region despite facing the Atlantic Ocean. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities of the Western European region. The city has a history of Roman and Germanic rules. Later on, it was captured by the Moors in the 8th century. Therefore the ethnicity, architecture, and lifestyle of the city is a blend of these cultures. The city also enjoys a high standard of living. It is recognized as an alpha level global city by the GaWC. The city serves as the main hub for commerce, media, entertainment, international trade, and finance. Make the most out of the city by getting sun-kissed in the Mediterranean beaches. Explore the museums to know more about the history of the city. Visit the Castelo de S Jorge to understand more about the Moorish culture and don’t miss out the Jerominos Monastery, the Gothic Monastery.